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The Simplest Course I Ever Taught

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Jan. 21 piece for the Chronicle of Higher Education about reading Pride and Prejudice aloud to a class of undergraduate students as an experiment in “slow teaching.”

The Danger of Progressives’ Inhumanity to the Humanities

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a July 28 opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal about seeking wisdom through literature and how progress is not central to the humanities.

'We Want to Hear New Voices': Diversity in Sci-Fi and Fantasy

André Carrington, PhD, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was one of the guests on a Minnesota Public Radio Newssegment covering diversity and science-fiction April 5.

Sherlock Holmes, the Man for our Conflicted Age

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Nov. 12 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the legacy of Sherlock Holmes, as exampled in a Drexel philosophy class taught by Fred Abbate, an adjunct professor in the Pennoni Honors College.

Geekend Picks

Donald Riggs, PhD, teaching professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an Aug. 14 Geekadelphia story for presenting at the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society.

#BlackLivesMatter Panel Discussion at Drexel on Police Violence and African American Communities

The #BlackLivesMatter panel discussion sponsored by the Office of Equality and Diversity and moderated by André Carrington, PhD, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was posted by the University City Review on Feb. 19.

Making the Case for a Neglected Novel: ‘Marjorie Morningstar’

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, distinguished professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences and dean of the Pennoni Honors College, wrote an opinion piece about the novel "Marjorie Morningstar" for the Wall Street Journal on Feb. 13.

Philadelphia reflects on Maya Angelou

André Carrington, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Tribune article on May 29 about the passing of Maya Angelou.

First Person Arts’ Grand Slam Returns, Concludes Seventh Season

Kathy Volk Miller, a teaching professor and co-director of Drexel Publishing Group in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dan Driscoll, an associate teaching professor and associate director of the Writing Center in the College of Arts and Sciences, were mentioned in a May 8 Geekadelphia story about the “Best Storyteller in Philadelphia” contest.

A Year of 15-Minute Daily Doses From the Harvard Classics

Singer, composer, writer: Angélique Kidjo is a force of nature

Rachel Wenrick, an associate professor and associate director of the Writing Center in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 18 Philadelphia Inquirer article for co-writing the memoir of musician Angélique Kidjo.

The Life of a Vilna Ghetto Rescuer: Reading, Writing, Remembering

The Judaic Studies Program and the Department of English and Philosophy were mentioned in a Nov. 18 Jewish Exponent article about a lecture and book-signing by Julija Šukys, PhD, an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of Missouri.